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Old 01-07-12, 04:41 PM   #51
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Old 01-07-12, 07:14 PM   #52
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Interesting. How do you pick out which one to take for a given ride?
The carbon bikes get most of the mileage, but between them it's roughly 50/50. I ride the highracer more with the uprights in my club, and the lowracer when I'm riding with other recumbents. I took the NoCom on BRAT this past year, but only because the highracer didn't have a triple chainring on it and I expected (and got) some pretty steep terrain there. The Baron gets use in the early spring when roads are still rough from winter, and later in the fall, once all the big tours are done.
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This is my 2010 Trek Fuel EX8. I named it Lucifer cuz it punishes me on the trails around where I live! Trust me I LOVE this ride! But yeah he's punished me a few times!! LOL!! Funny how with all the punishment he dishes out he never gets hurt! It's always me who suffers!! Lucifer...

My other ride is a 2011 Trek Madone 5.2 I named Lucy. She's my Mad Redhead!!
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Not yet, but I'm thinking I'd like that.

1. Faster rider on a faster bike means you'll be ahead of me.
2. The change will probably fall out of your pockets too.
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Considering how close we are in this modern world and how small the bent community is, it's a miracle that we haven't ridden together at one time or another.
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I knew Dennis was going to do that! He sure has some beautiful bikes, particularly that VK-II. I'm going to try to come close, though, with my three offerings.
I've owned some nice bikes, but they don't hold a candle to yours.
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This is my 2010 Trek Fuel EX8. I named it Lucifer cuz it punishes me on the trails around where I live! Trust me I LOVE this ride! But yeah he's punished me a few times!! LOL!! Funny how with all the punishment he dishes out he never gets hurt! It's always me who suffers!! Lucifer...

My other ride is a 2011 Trek Madone 5.2 I named Lucy. She's my Mad Redhead!!
Thats one sharp looking bike dude, I like it. I once had a girlfriend named Lisa and when she got mean she wanted to be called Lisafer!
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Old 01-08-12, 09:58 AM   #57
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Old 01-08-12, 10:38 AM   #58
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touring bike is black, 90's trip pictures just on film , sorry..

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Old 02-14-12, 12:08 AM   #65
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Finished this build tonight. My first build.
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Old 02-14-12, 05:20 AM   #67
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Old 02-14-12, 06:42 PM   #68
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I still can't ride it!! When ever I try I usually end up on my back gazing at the clouds!
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Old 02-14-12, 06:46 PM   #69
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Finished this build tonight. My first build.
well, congratulations on a first build well done, and welcome to the forums.
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Old 02-14-12, 07:31 PM   #70
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Thanks it was a ton of fun. Looking forward to taking out for the Gravel Metric in Dekalb, IL.
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Old 02-14-12, 07:34 PM   #71
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I still can't ride it!! When ever I try I usually end up on my back gazing at the clouds!
Isn't that how one rides a bent anyway?
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Old 02-14-12, 10:30 PM   #72
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